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Sheep House at Tr 076 295, Newchurch

Description: Sheep House at Tr 076 295

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 175551

OS Grid Reference: TR0760029500
OS Grid Coordinates: 607600, 129500
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0274, 0.9591

Location: Newchurch, Kent TN29 0DH

Locality: Newchurch
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN29 0DH

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Listing Text


7/91 Sheep House at
TR 076 295


Sheep house. Circa 1796. Brick with plain tile roof. Rectangular.
Single storey. Roof hipped to right. Brick stack within left gable
end. Boarded window towards left end. Single boarded door towards
centre and boarded double doors towards right end. Said to have been
built with bricks from Blackmanstone Manor chapel and said to be the
only one remaining with a stable attached. Used by shepherd or "looker"
during lambing. The oldest of about 12 sheep houses remaining on
Romney Marsh (356 recorded in 1870). (E. Carpenter, Romney Marsh
Yesteryears, 1983).

Listing NGR: TR0760029500

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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